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Lawyer Found Dead Days After Daughter's Suicide

Brian Loncar found in his car at law firm
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 5, 2016 9:33 AM CST
Lawyer Found Dead Days After Daughter's Suicide
Brian Loncar appears in a commercial for Loncar & Associates.   (YouTube)

A well-known attorney in Dallas has been found dead just two days after his daughter's funeral. Brian Loncar, 56—nicknamed the "Strong Arm" thanks to local commercials for law firm Loncar & Associates—was found early Sunday in his Rolls Royce, parked at his law firm, reports Fox 4. He was then taken to Baylor University Medical Center, where doctors informed family members that he probably suffered a heart attack, Loncar's stepson tells the Dallas Morning News. However, a rep for the medical examiner says a cause of death will not be released until later this week, per the New York Daily News. The tragedy comes a little over a week after Loncar's 16-year-old daughter, Grace Loncar, committed suicide following a struggle with depression.

"I just want to get this out in the open so if any of my friends are ever thinking about suicide. I wish you could have seen both the pain and the love that the suicide of a 16-year-old girl causes," Loncar wrote on Facebook following her death. A colleague says he'd recently offered his condolences to Loncar, who had 11 personal-injury offices across Texas. "We told each other we loved each other," he says, per WFAA. "Our family is filled with enormous sadness and profound grief," Loncar's wife and five children say in a statement, describing Loncar as "a man trusted by many people in Dallas and throughout the state of Texas." "Right now, we are hurting and struggling to understand." (Read more Texas stories.)

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